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ACV205 - Studio Art: Painting and Practice C

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:R Haynes
Prerequisite:ACV101 or ACF101 or equivalent


Incompatible with: ACF203, AAV217
Contact hours:

1 x 2 hour Seminar per week, 1 x 1 hour Seminar per week


Online teaching methods require internet access. You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.


Unit content will include a sound understanding of cultural theories reflected in artistic practice over the last thirty years. Issues dealing with identity, feminism, information technology, post-colonial discourse, ecology and socio-political commentary have provided avenues for a range of diverse practices across varying mediums. Writers and art practitioners versed in postmodern perspectives will be examined in order to develop a critical knowledge and understanding of a plurality of approaches. Students will also participate in the exhibition, curation and sale of their works at a public venue.


Journal of readings, 1600 words equivalent, 40%,

Folio of resolved studio tasks, 2400 words equivalent, 60%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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